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Chinese liquor themed boutique hotel

For this renovation project, the client wanted the new design to focus on the topic of traditional Chinese liquor. In China, alcohol is made from cereal seeds, following a traditional liquor-making process that has been used over centuries. After a careful study of this process, we created a specific architectural scenography that gives people a singular sensory experience of the making of traditional Chinese liquor. 

While re-organizing the function of the building and the refurbishment of interior and exterior spaces, we created a system that naturally links the different spaces through an artistic itinerary and guides the guests through the discovery of the different stages of liquor- making.

Location                     Yan’an, Shanxi, China

Client                         Zuo Ke Mei Su Decoration Design Co.,Ltd of Shaanxi Tourism Group

Year                           2019-2020

Status                        Construction

Program                    Boutique Hotel 

Area                           2.139 sqm 

Partners in charge     Aurelien Chen, Wang Keyao

Project lead               Aurelien Chen

Landscape collaborator  Beijing Yangmei Co-creation Art Development Co. Ltd.

Construction site supervision  Li Xin
Photographs              Aurelien Chen,  Li Xin
Aerial Photograph      Li Xin

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